updated September 3rd, 2023





Fuel Search in Malawi

"Diesel? Ah, no diesel." A quick glance at our off-road vehicle had told the attendant at ...





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Fuel Search in Malawi

the filling station what we were looking for. The hunt for fuel was the one recurring theme while travelling across Malawi. When diesel was getting scarce in Rumphi, our local partners in Mzuzu came to the rescue. They had some cans ready for us when we came to their region. We learned how to fill up the tank, using a cut-open plastic bottle as a funnel.

We couldn't see all the 30 projects we had planned for. Three had to be left out because our flight from Zurich to Addis Abeba was postponed, which cost us one working day (those three visits would have served as mere follow-up checks, however). We managed to get the essential things done, particularly the meetings with potential new partner organizations and the related project visits. Despite all difficulties, the journey to Malawi was a success.




New experience: filling up the Malawian way